"Without a doubt, Facebook has become an important medium for consumers to communicate with one another. Providing six months of free Facebook is in line with our global strategy of connecting the next billion consumers to the internet. Nokia has been working closely with du to ensure that customers are getting real value from the exclusive packages on offer. Designed to provide an incredibly rich and affordable smartphone experience, the Nokia Asha 311 enables consumers to be connected on-the go and also be set free from excessive data consumption costs," said Vithesh Reddy, General Manager, Nokia Lower Gulf.
"The Nokia Asha 311 is the perfect complement to our value-added Pay as you Go® offering, and is ideal for our data-conscious customers. We are proud to have partnered with Nokia for the Nokia Asha 311 in the UAE, to provide our customers with the products and benefits that will make a positive difference to their communications," said Farid Faraidooni, Chief Commercial Officer, du.
The new Asha 311 takes full advantage of the Nokia Browser 2.0, a major recent update which uses Nokia's cloud technology to reduce data consumption by up to 90%, meaning that consumers can enjoy faster and cheaper internet access. The smartphone, which is easy on the eye and the wallet, will be available in an exclusive package of benefits.
The beautifully crafted Nokia Asha 311 takes the full touch experience of a mobile device to a completely new price point, boasting a fast and fluid 3.5G capacitive touch screen device, powered by a 1 GHz processor to provide a great internet experience.
Websites load up to three times faster in comparison to devices without cloud-accelerated browsing, making it simple for users to find and select from more than 10,000 web apps available for download. They deliver a richer and more interactive consumer experience whilst using less data than a stand-alone internet connected app.
Consumers can easily stay connected with friends and family at the touch of a button, as well as being able to share files and links across their social networks. Furthermore, the Nokia Browser's Download Manager feature helps consumers to manage external content easily by saving music, video or pictures on a memory card, while surfing the internet.
As well as providing a great, social online experience, the Nokia Asha 311 has been created with entertainment in mind. All users will receive an exclusive gift of 40 EA games to download for free* and keep forever. These games range across action, arcade and sports, and include titles such as 'Tetris', 'Bejeweled', 'Need for Speed: The Run' and 'FIFA 2012'.
The Nokia Asha 311 is a colourful, compact touch screen device that comes with all the features you'd expect for a fun and easy mobile experience. It boasts a bright and colourful scratch-resistant capacitive glass screen, with polarization filters ensuring, so that users get the best experience from the unique and visually entertaining user interface. The Nokia Asha 311 also features a 3.2MP camera and pre-installed Nokia Maps, in addition to the 15 level pre-bundled version of Angry Birds.
The pre-loaded social client makes accessing Facebook, Twitter and many other global social networks simple while Nokia Browser makes using mobile internet fast and affordable. It also includes the most popular messaging services.
Customers can find an incredible range of offers at du's GITEX Shopper 2012 stand (stand #SS3-2) during 29 Sep -6 Oct. With something to suit everyone, du is catering to all communications needs with an extensive selection of deals on Pay as you Go, Elite Plans and Emirati Plans, 4G LTE Internet keys, data bundles and more!